Laser hair removal targets that part of body from which one wants to eliminate the hair. The laser emits an invisible light which penetrates the skin without damaging it; it is then absorbed by the pigments of the pilous follicle.
The laser light selectively absorbed by the follicle damages its functions and impairs its ability to fabricate hair in future. So, there’s no growth of unwanted hair in the desired body part.
What is the difference between laser hair removal and the other methods of hair removal?
Laser hair removal is a technique that makes it possible to treat rapidly and in the same session a very large area of the body, for a longer period of time and gradually deteriorating the hair.
How safe is laser hair removal & is it a permanent solution to unwanted hair?
Laser hair removal is an effective and proven method. Laser can be used as a medical device since it can be exactly tuned according to each patient’s type of skin, guaranteeing an effective treatment.
Yes, laser hair removal techniques result in permanent solution to get rid of unwanted hair. Patient doesn’t need to get the procedure repeated again as the laser beam have already impaired the ability of follicles to grow hair in future.
How about removal of White Hair?
Since lasers are pigment selective white hair are not treatable by laser removal surgery. They have to undergo other methods of removal like Radio Frequency ablation of unwanted hair.
What about the re-growth of hair from an area where hair removal has been done?
All patients need to undergo hormonal assays to rule out underline hormonal causes responsible for unwanted hair and if needed they may be suggested an endocrinological consultation.